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Greendale, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The Village of Greendale had a population of 14,345 as of July 1, 2017. Greendale ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Wisconsin. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Greendale is located at latitude 42.94 and longitude -88.0009 in Milwaukee County. The formal boundaries for the Village of Greendale (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Milwaukee County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 738 feet.

The Village of Greendale (GNIS ID: 1583312) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Greendale population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Greendale, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 14,345
Daytime Population: Workers 5,978
Daytime Population: Residents 7,269
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,247
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 14,320
Population in Familes 11,708
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density2 2,579
Diversity Index3 27


Median Household Income $67,166
Average Household Income $85,359
Per Capita Income $36,864


Total Housing Units 6,396 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,010 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,180 (34.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 206 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $219,804
Average Home Value $233,435


Total Households 6,190
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 4,066
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.29% 0.2%
Households 0.26% 0.16%
Families 0.17% 0.1%
Median Household Income   2.87%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Greendale, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greendale to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 57 93rd
Population Density # 26 97th
Diversity Index # 139 82nd
Median Household Income # 131 83rd
Per Capita Income # 75 90th

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